May 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

HCCADC funding to develop services

Funding earmarked for the Huntingdon County Child and Adult Development Corp. (HCCADC) will be used to augment services and develop two new classrooms locally. More...

Three springs boro. home damaged by fire

A quick response and even quicker knock down of flames averted tragedy following a fire that broke out on the second floor of two-story family dwelling at 8695 Hudson St. in Three Springs Borough Sunday evening. More...

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Two-vehicle crash

Rescue and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel responded to a twovehicle accident at the intersection of Six Mile Run and Raystown roads shortly after noon Sunday. More...

Police Log

Burglary Paul Darrah and Ray Jacobs, both of Todd, reported to state police at Huntingdon that two individuals entered two separate residences at 5402 and 5416 Grey Fox Lane More...

Memorial Day observances

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State/National Sports  Free Access 

Yankees rout Kansas City 14-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.&nbs More...

Rockets stay alive 128-115

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.  Coach Kevin McHale told him the best thing to do was take that frustration out on the other team.  More...

Venus loses in first round

PARIS (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.  And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the French Open on Tuesday, Sloane Stephens, is making a concerted effort, at More...

People/Pastimes

Give outdoor fare a kick of heat at your next cookout

Gathering around the grill never gets old, but standard burgers and bland sides do. Throwing in an unexpected mix of sweet and heat is the key to transforming traditional foods into mouth-watering masterpieces.  More...

Special Occasions

May 23, 2015  Happy birthday wishes go out to Elizabeth McKinney of Huntingdon who celebrates her 88th birthday today, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Happy birthday, Elizabeth!   More...

Share your gathering in The Daily News

If you would like to have the news of your class or family reunion in The Daily News, submit it to the People and Pastimes Editor.  The Daily News reserves the right to edit material submitted. More...

School News

Two local students awarded scholarships

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon has selected two deserving students to receive the 2015 J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship. More...

MUAHS senior receives Heine award

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is pleased to announce that Hannah Taylor has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Bette Jane Heine Nursing Scholarship. More...

HAHS scholar named recipient of scholarship

The Auxiliary to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is pleased to announce that Paige Low has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Cindy Taylor Nursing Scholarship. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Gemini and a Moon in Virgo if born before 2:42 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, May 27, 2015:  More...

Election results stand after count

After a long process, the counting of ballots from the May 19 primary election has been finished. More...

Wetland restoration work ongoing

Throughout the years, many wetlands have been lost, but now, thanks to the work of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Huntingdon County Conservation District, life is being restored to the areas. More...

Seat belt enforcement continues after holiday

While the holiday weekend was a fairly quiet one for law enforcement officers patrolling local roads, officers will continue enforcing a statewide program to make sure folks are buckling up when they hit the road. More...

World  Free Access 

Law enforcement adds backing to Gov.’s pre-K plan

CAMP HILL (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is getting help from law enforcement officials in his push to persuade lawmakers to approve a huge new appropriation to raise the quality of Pennsylvania’s pre-kindergarten programs.  More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

Coaldale Borough citizens celebrate 125th anniversary

75 Years Ago  As workers began the actual canvass to raise the Huntingdon quota of $2,000 in the Red Cross war relief drive, they were supported by bulletins from the National Committee indicating that national organizations all over the country More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, May 26 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance. More...

Local Sports

Frederick fifth in LJ; Person, Shook eighth

Four more Huntingdon County athletes were involved in day two activities at the PIAA state track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University. More...

Curve get series split

Altoona teed off on New Hampshire pitching for a second straight day as they crushed three homers as part of a seasonhigh 18 hits in a 9-4 win Monday afternoon to split the series. More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Legends of Lost Treasures

Few will dispute that the alleged “booty” hidden by the pirate “Blackbeard” on the island of Ocracoke on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is one the most entertaining lost treasure legends of all times. More...

Editorial

Our Readers Write

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What others are saying

Subsidizing the idle rich

To hear some politicians tell it, America’s welfare system is facing a grave crisis: Millions of poor people, they say, are idling away their time eating lobster and relaxing on cruises.  More...

The war on love

A lot of conservative religious leaders say people of faith are being “silenced” or “persecuted” here in the United States.  They’ve sung that refrain for decades. More...

Chatter Box

A commemoration, not celebration

As folks returned to work and school this morning, I hope they’re refreshed from a long weekend and whatever activities they may have enjoyed, but even more so, I hope they are thankful for the men and women who fought and gave their lives so t More...

Healthy Living

WHAT IF YOU COULD FIND A SOLUTION FOR HEARTBURN?

Heartburn occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter, the muscle at the junction of the esophagus and stomach, is weakened or put under too much pressure. More...

ARE MULTIVITAMINS AND PROBIOTIC SUPPLEMENTS NECESSARY?

Powder, capsules, tinctures and tablets: nutritional supplements come in all shapes and sizes and are taken for many different reasons. Supposedly, they can treat nutritional de.ciencies, help you lose weight or improve your athletic performance. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Rejection can be hard to take

Dear Annie: My husband and I meet up with a group of family and close friends every week for lunch. More...

Doctor K

Mohs surgery is best treatment for basal cell skin cancer

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have basal cell skin cancer on my face and am scheduled to have Mohs surgery. Can you describe what will happen during the procedure?  More...

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